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blanket 20% service charge
breaking down whole animals
What do you feel about tipping? Who do you tip?
Taxi driver, hairdressers, hotel & service staff?
When you go out for a meal do you always tip?
What do you think about the service in a typical restaurant?
Do you think other restaurants should follow this pattern?
What is the traditional way of compensation at a restaurant?
How much do you have to add to the bill at a typical restaurant in your country?
Is working in a restaurant a hard job?
What would the bi-monthly meeting do for the workers?
Do you leave big tips or small tips?
Is is fair to the worker? The business? The patrons?
What will be the compensation package at Bar Marco?
What will they do differently?
How will this affect the profitability?
How will this affect the "culture of the workers?"
How will this affect the customers?
Will there be more customers? Less?
Would you like to go to this restaurant?
If there was a similar restaurant in your city would it be successful?
What else would you like to change about the restaurant industry?
Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher